Book reviews

Check out the latest reviews of University of Minnesota Press books.
Leader Appraising, Stargazing, and Pop Culture-Crazing
In The Six-Point Inspection, Zócalo takes a quick look at new books that are changing the way we see our world. Includes Mark Dery's I MUST NOT THINK BAD THOUGHTS.
Lean Out with Tara Henley: Conversation with Catherine Liu
In our conversation today on the podcast, Liu touches on everything from mommy bloggers to land acknowledgements — and argues that we must insist on viewing society’s current struggles through an economic lens.
Learning Curve: Making students feel like criminals
Author Kathleen Nolan (Police in the Hallways): Police in schools can make it feel like prison .
Learning to Live While Dying: Bruce Kramer talks about his upcoming book 'We know How This Ends'
Interview with Bruce Kramer, author of 'We Know How This Ends', with Next Avenue
Left of Black: Alondra Nelson
Alondra Nelson, author of BODY AND SOUL: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination, joins Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal on Left of Black.
Left of Black: The death of Trayvon Martin and the "fictions" of black leadership
Mark Anthony Neal, host of Left of Black, interviews Erica Edwards, author of CHARISMA: THE FICTIONS OF BLACK LEADERSHIP.
Leif the Lucky – A gorgeously illustrated bio on Leif Erikson
Carla Sinclair from Boing Boing review's Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire's 'Leif the Lucky'
Leif the Lucky and the pleasure of long books.
"I was delighted to see that the University of MinnesotaPress has reprinted 1941 book, Lief the Lucky, by Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire. A big gorgeous book that tells the Norse folktale of Erik the Red and his son Leif the Lucky, and how they discovered Greenland and North America."
Leo Weekly interviews Kelly Cogswell
The author of EATING FIRE on activism, the Lesbian Avengers, and writing a memoir.
Leonardo: Alien Phenomenology
Leonardo reviews Ian Bogost's latest: "Well, the things they say! Do we attend enough to things? Or to change the emphasis, do we pay enough attention to THINGS? No, it still doesn’t really work."